Help and Tutorials

General user manual which explains the functions of the TR32DB web interface:

  • Extensive tutorial user guide for web interface usage: DownloadYou need to sign in to download the tutorials.

Short tutorials on how to upload data to and insert metadata into the TR32DB:

  • Short tutorial for data storage (files > 32MB) for Linux user: DownloadYou need to sign in to download the tutorials.
  • Short tutorial for data storage (files > 32MB) for Windows user: DownloadYou need to sign in to download the tutorials.
  • Short tutorial for small data storage (files < 32MB, e.g. publications) for Windows/Linus user: DownloadYou need to sign in to download the tutorials.

Extensive tutorials on how to upload data to the TR32DB and TR32 Temporary Share via FTP client software:

  • Extensive tutorial data storage (file upload) for Linux/Unix user: DownloadYou need to sign in to download the tutorials.
  • Extensive tutorial data storage (file upload) for Windows user: DownloadYou need to sign in to download the tutorials.

Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions about the TR32

  • What is the TR32DB?Click to expand/collapse
  • What is the aim of the TR32 database and why is it important within the Transregio 32?Click to expand/collapse
  • How do I store my data in the TR32DB?Click to expand/collapse
  • How long will the data be available in the TR32 database?Click to expand/collapse
  • How can I search for datasets in the TR32DB?Click to expand/collapse
  • Where can I find further explanations on the TR32DB website?Click to expand/collapse
  • Where can I find further information on how to use the WebGIS?Click to expand/collapse
  • What kind of climate data is available on the TR32DB?Click to expand/collapse
  • Are there any dataset statistics available on the TR32DB?Click to expand/collapse
  • Can I download metadata information to my citation management software?Click to expand/collapse
  • Is there a trial version of the TR32DB website for testing purposes?Click to expand/collapse

Account

  • Who is allowed to apply for an account and what must I do to get an account?Click to expand/collapse
  • What can I do if I have forgotten my password?Click to expand/collapse

Dataset Upload

  • What should I consider primarily before uploading a dataset?Click to expand/collapse
  • What type of data can be uploaded?Click to expand/collapse
  • Where is my uploaded data stored?Click to expand/collapse
  • How can I upload my datasets to the TR32DB?Click to expand/collapse
  • What program do I need to upload larger files to the TR32DB?Click to expand/collapse
  • Are there any file size limitations when uploading datasets to the TR32DB?Click to expand/collapse
  • Is it possible to delete or change uploaded datasets?Click to expand/collapse
  • I have uploaded a dataset but can't find it on the TR32 website. What happened?Click to expand/collapse

Metadata Input

  • What is metadata?Click to expand/collapse
  • What metadata is needed and how can I describe my data?Click to expand/collapse
  • What metadata can be added to a dataset?Click to expand/collapse
  • Where can I insert metadata to my uploaded data?Click to expand/collapse
  • What can I do if my metadata is not submitted successfully after I edited it?Click to expand/collapse
  • Is it possible to edit metadata of a dataset at a later time?Click to expand/collapse
  • Is it possible to export the metadata information of a dataset?Click to expand/collapse
  • How can I add creators to my datasets?Click to expand/collapse
  • How can I add a new creator and/or institution to the database?Click to expand/collapse
  • How can I add new keywords to the TR32DBClick to expand/collapse
  • How can I associate my data with a published paper?Click to expand/collapse

Dataset Download

  • How can I download data from the TR32DB?Click to expand/collapse
  • Which download permissions are available in the TR32DB?Click to expand/collapse
  • I'm just interested in a restricted data file. Can I get it without an account?Click to expand/collapse
  • What possibilities do I have to get more information about a dataset before downloading it?Click to expand/collapse

Data Citation Guidelines

  • What are the data citation principles of the TR32DB and why is it important to cite data?Click to expand/collapse
  • Which information should be included when I cite data from the TR32DB?Click to expand/collapse
  • What is the general style I should use to cite data from the TR32DB?Click to expand/collapse

TR32DB DOI

  • What is a DOI?Click to expand/collapse
  • How can I apply a DOI for my dataset via the TR32DB website?Click to expand/collapse

TR32DB Temporary Share

  • What is the aim of the TR32DB Temporary Share?Click to expand/collapse
  • How do I store my data in the TR32DB Temporary Share?Click to expand/collapse
  • How can I download data from the TR32DB Temporary Share?Click to expand/collapse
  • Are there any size limitations for Files in the TR32DB Temporary Share?Click to expand/collapse

Technical Issues

  • There are display issues on the site! What can I do?Click to expand/collapse
  • What are the reasons for not displaying any maps in the TR32 Viewer?Click to expand/collapse
  • I want to download a single file from the file list. Why doesn't the download start?Click to expand/collapse

Further Information

Metadata Lists

Further Links

More information about research data management